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St Maarten’s Winair Adding More Flights for Holidays

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Maarten-based regional carrier Winair is adding more new flights for the upcoming holiday season. The carrier is adding 24 additional seats for its St Maarten-Curacao flights on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays. Aruba flights …

Puerto Plata Resort Gets an Upgrade

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Tropical, a resort in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic, is undergoing a major upgrade to its room inventory. The Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort’s renovation project will cover all 282 rooms, of which the first phase …

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The Ultimate Luxury Family Vacation in Nevis

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Four Seasons Resort Nevis and Tradewind Aviation inviting guests to celebrate the holidays Caribbean-style with the new Festive Air & Sun Package. Tradewind Aviation is flying up to eight guests on private, round-trip flights from New …

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 The holidays are fast approaching, meaning it’s time to start thinking about your next Caribbean vacation (that is, if you haven’t already planned a Caribbean trip in the meantime). For us, there’s nothing better than Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year’s …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff You check out of your hotel, get in a cab and head to the airport. Then you wait. And wait. It’s never the best part of any vacation. But Virgin Holidays has announced a new …

 Delta Airlines is ramping up its nonstop Caribbean service out of Boston for this year’s holiday season, Caribbean Journal has learned. The carrier will be operating nonstop Boston flights to Montego Bay Jamaica; Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, St. Thomas, U.S. …

 The Caribbean Tourism Organization is looking to deepen its relationship with the Middle East’s largest tour operator. The Barbados-based regional tourism development agency is meeting this week with Emirates Holidays at the Arabian Travel Market to build on the relationship …

 Travel Company Tourico Holidays, one of the world’s fastest-growing wholesale travel brokerages, has announced a major new partnership with UK-based online travel agency Loveholidays. Tourico has more than 1,000 hotels contracted in the Caribbean, where it has reported significant increases …

All Inclusive Holidays

 All-inclusive holidays. You’re sitting on the beach, reaching for another ice-cold piña colada, looking up at a spectacular Caribbean sky. There are great beach getaways for every kind of traveler, but there’s a misconception that an all-inclusive holiday is always overly expensive. That’s not …

 Where celebrities spent the holidays By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonTravel Editor If you spent the holidays in the Caribbean you were in good company; several celebrities swapped sunshine for snow and enjoyed some downtime in our favorite part of the world. Social …

 LIAT has added an extra flight to Dominica for the holidays, the company announced. The new flight will operate between Antigua and Dominica daily starting Dec. 23. The new flight coincides with the Christmas and New Year holidays. “We are …

 Central Holidays eyes Cuba growth By the Caribbean Journal staff Central Holidays has named Arthur Berman as Vice President of its newly-formed Latin America and Cuba Division. In his new capacity, Berman will be responsible for implementing strategies that effectively …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor The weeks between Thanksgiving and New Year can be challenging for weight watchers, and by the time January 1 rolls around many of us are reaching into our closets for those elastic-waist pants. But it …

 Above: Antigua (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell PARADISE ISLAND — Virgin Holidays is cautiously optimistic for the Caribbean market in 2013, according to John Taker, the company’s purchasing director. Virgin saw 2 percent growth in the Caribbean in 2012. For …

 Above: Turtle Beach in Barbados By the Caribbean Journal staff Elegant Hotels Group in Barbados has named Australian national Mark Campbell its new Chief Executive Officer, the company announced. Campbell has more than 20 years in the hospitality and travel …